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New administration hits the ground running with series of landmark initiatives in first 100 days

Wandsworth Council’s newly elected administration has outlined a series of key policy initiatives in its first 100 days in office.

12 Aug 22

Last chance to be part of Brighter Living Fair

Local community and voluntary organisations and businesses have until this Sunday (August 14) to get involved in this year's Brighter Living Fair promoting healthy, safe and independent living. 

09 Aug 22

Wandsworth Council announces Hill Group as the contractor for its latest development

Following a competitive tender process, Wandsworth Council has announced that it has appointed Hill Group to deliver 106 new council homes and landscaping upgrades to the Surrey Lane estate.

11 Aug 22

Council demolishes two illegal shopfront extensions from Tooting’s busy shopping parades

The council has removed “ugly and unauthorised” shopfront extensions which had been built without planning permission and drastically reduced pedestrian space in two of Tooting’s busiest shopping areas.

05 Aug 22

Five Wandsworth winners in this year's Green Flag Awards

Five of the borough’s biggest and best loved parks and commons are among Britain’s best looked after and maintained, according to national environmental watchdog group Keep Britain Tidy.

27 Jul 22

New playground on the Winstanley and York Road estate is officially opened

Last week, the Leader of Wandsworth Council, Councillor Simon Hogg, was joined by Councillor Kate Stock, Cabinet Member for Children, to mark the official opening of new play facilities in York Gardens South.

01 Aug 22

Supporting children and families, tackling health inequalities and improving mental health services at heart of borough’s new policy priorities

Support for families, children and young people is at the heart of a series of new policy priorities outlined by the council’s new leader and cabinet.

29 Jul 22

Another 110 laptops on their way to local families in scheme tackling digital poverty

A hundred more children will be able to enjoy online access this summer after more recycled laptops were donated by the council to support lower income families in the borough.

26 Jul 22

Domestic abuse – don’t suffer in silence 

Support workers gave out advice in Southside Shopping Centre last week on the help available for people experiencing domestic abuse.  

29 Jul 22

Councillors back ambitious new plans to achieve climate change targets

Councillors have backed an ambitious set of plans laid out by the council’s new administration to tackle climate change and achieve its target to become carbon neutral by 2030.

26 Jul 22

Request for people to help those more vulnerable in their hour of need

The council’s children’s services department is appealing again for members of the public to come forward to volunteer as Appropriate Adults who can support young people and vulnerable adults who do not have an appropriate family member or friend to help and support them in custody after being arrested.

22 Jul 22

Grab your place now on Wandsworth Connected: Summer Fun 

This summer, young people in Wandsworth can choose from a massive programme of free and low-cost activities. Book now to secure your place.

21 Jul 22

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